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From Jens Alfke <>
Subject Re: Bulk deletes and disk size
Date Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:56:55 GMT

On Mar 7, 2014, at 1:47 AM, Robert Samuel Newson <> wrote:

> Adding _deleted:true marks the document as deleted only, it does not remove the body
or the attachments. This is why your disk usage has not reduced; you haven’t reduced the
size of your documents.

Gabriel did say the database is “compacted periodically”. So that should be getting rid
of the old bodies and attachments.

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